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William Jackson BELL, Pvt. Civ War, Co. D, 29th IN Inf Reg Vol.; b. 10 Aug 1844 Caledonia, Marion, OH; m .Martha Ellen SHIRLEY 27 May 1869North Judson (Wayne), Starke, IN; d. 25 Jan 1907 Norcatur, Decatur, KS; buried 27 Jan 1907 Shirley Family Cemetery, Decatur, KS.  His son: Ora Gem BELL.  His grandson: William Loren BELL.  His great-granddaughter: Norma Jean BELL.  His great-great granddaughter and grandsons:  Jeanne Lee, Maynard Kent, Brent Lloyd and Mark William CUNNINGHAM. Jeanne Lee Cunningham 932 Lawrence Avenue Lawrence, KS 66049
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CHARLES ALOISE SPENNER, Ringwood, Major County, OK birthplace: Baden, Germany birthdate: 16 Sep 1834 died: 1 Jan 1917 He served in CO F, 6th Kansas Cavalry, from Dickinson Co, KS. He received pension # 341748 for his service.
Michael B. Howe. Buried at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chapman, Kansas Company G, 11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry Volunteers. Enlisted August 27, 1862 at Junction City, Kansas, honorably discharged Nov 28, 1864.  Born 1826, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.  Died Oct. 5, 1880 Chapman, Kansas.    From his pensionpapers , prior to discharge "he was in the General Hospital at Leavenworth. The wound received was a sprain of the right ankle joint.  The same was produced by a horse falling on me while in the line of duty in the state of Missouri in Price's Raid in that state near Westport, October 19, 1864. Submitted by his great-great granddaughter, Theresa McCormick Liewer., 1607 NW Northwood Dr. Ankeny,Iowa 50021
FRITZ, Henry Clay b. 8 July 1842 Williamsport, PA m. 24 Dec 1863 Phoebe HURR/HERR. He enlisted 24 Apr 1861 at Williamsport, PA Co A, PA Infantry and discharged 31 July 1861. Again he enlisted: 21 Feb 1865 Co G, 192 Regiment of PA Infantry Volunteer and discharged 24 Aug 1865 at Harpers Ferry, VA. He died
12 Apr 1916 in Abilene, KS and is buried in the Abilene Cemetery. Lisa Smalley

Doniphan
ALFRED LARZELERE Mt. Calvary Cemetery,Wathena, Kansas 10th Regiment Kansas Volunteers, transferred to 3 Regiment Indian Home Guards Kansas Infantry b: December 03, 1811; d: June 07, 1877
Charles Young, Courter-Ritchey Cemetery near Troy, Doniphan Co., Kansas, 1917. born 1832 in VA came to KS in 1856 where he was married to Elizabeth Merritt in 1857. When he enlisted, he had two children, born in or near Troy, KS. He enlisted on July 18, 1861, in Company D, 13th Regiment Missouri Volunteers.  Charles was buried in Troy, DoniphanCo., Kansas, 1917.  Claudeen Green
Michael Hayes,  was buried in the Olive Branch Cemetery in White Cloud, KS. Home address: White Cloud, Kansas, but lived in Brown County.Born in Ireland in 1830 and came to the US in 1857.  Settled around NY.  In 1863 he joined the NY 69th Irish Brigade and served until the end of the war. He became a citizen of the USA because he honorably served in the Union Army during the Civil War.  He received his citizenship papers in 1889, when James Buchanan  was President.  He moved to White Cloud, KS in 1872  and ended up being a farmer. He and his wife Anna had 6 living children. He died in 1914. Great Grandson, Paul E. Idol of Topeka, KS.
John Frank Kotsch, who was born in 1834 in Bavaria, Germany.  He came to Troy, Kansas, Doniphan County in 1857 and became a shoemaker. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in 13th Kansas Regiment, Company B on September 1, 186? and on April 1, 1863 was promoted to second lieutenant. He became a first lieutenant on May 27,1863.  He was wounded at the Battle of Prairie Grove when a minnie ball passed through his upper lip and
tore out the roof of his mouth. He also participated in the battles of Pea Ridge, and Cane Hill.  He was mustered out of the service at Little Rock, Arkansas, June 26, 1865 and returned to Troy. He is listed in the Kansas Chief, November 29, 1883, as drawing a Civil War pension of $6 per month.  John Frank is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetary, Troy, Kansas. Sincerely, Carol Kotsch 

Josephus Utt, 1st. Lieutenant, Co. K. 14th. Kansas   Cavalry. A long time resident of White Cloud, Doniphan County , Kansas. Buried at Olive Branch Cemetery White Cloud, . Born May 15, 1830 Portsmouth, Ohio. Died July 18,
1913, White Cloud. Married Rachel Ann McKinney. Served in Arkansas  during the Civil War  with General John M. Thayer's Frontier Division during the Red River Campaign/Camden Expedition. Commanded a detachment of  the 14th
Kansas Cavalry during the engagement at Poison Springs, Arkansas. April 17, 1864. His report is in the Official Records, Series 1, vol. 34 part 1, page 750. Information provided by Great great grandson, Richard V. Utt.
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Levi/Lee Utt, Capt. Co. A, 7th. Kansas Cavalry. Promoted to Maj. Nov.17,1864. A resident of White Cloud, Doniphan County, Kansas and nephew to Josephus Utt.  Born Nov. 20, 1840, Jersey County, Ill. Died March 21, 1895 San Diego Co. Calif. Married to Sarah M. Gunn. Was wounded in the leg during action against Confederate forces at Leighton, Ala. April, 1863. Lost his leg but returned to duty  with a wooden leg and was nicknamed "timber toes" by his men. He is mentioned several times in the Official Records of the War
of Rebellion and in the book, Jennison's Jayhawers: A Civil War Cavalry Regiment and It's Commander. by Stephen Z. Starr, 1993. Information provided by Richard V. Utt, Seattle, WA. rvutt@aol.com

 

James Garvin Thomas, born 13 April 1847, Saline County, MO.  served in Company G, 44th MO Vol.  Died 11 Aug 1920 at Emporia.  Buried at Iola Cemetery, Sparks, Doniphan County, KS

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Douglas
William G. Fearing buried Oakhill cemetery Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. Captain with the 16th Iowa Vol Infantry Company D. Larry M. Brizendine, Great Grandson
William Oscar Booher, buried in the Prairie City Cemetery, Willow Springs Twp., Douglas Co., KS. son of Asa Booher and Mariah Sanders, born abt. 1848 in Guernsey Co., OH. Lived in Jackson Co., MO. but enlisted in the 8th KS Inf. in Co. "F" in 1861 with the rank of Private. He went back to MO. at war's end, where we found him listed as a "clerk" at his father's hotel, "The Planter's House" on the river-front in the Kansas City City Directory in 1865 and 1866. submitted by Chuck Fink
James BROOKS b. 25 Dec 1836 in Tippecanoe Co., In.  d.3 Feb 1922 Leavenworth Military Home,Ks. Buried at Rock Creek Twin Mound Cemetery, Douglas Co.,Ks. He was in 6th Regiment of Kansas Volunteer Calvry,
Company M. Ray Quick
Adam Waford/Warford   b 1800 Madison Co., KY d 1892 Douglas Co., KS Served with the 36th Iowa Infantry, Co. F, from Appanoose Co., IA Buried:  Twin Mound Cemetery, near Overbrook, KS
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/genweb/douglas/adamstn2.jpg   Debbie Wafford
James Elizar Carpenter - 1st Sergeant 16th Kansas Cavalry is buried in the Prarie City cemetery just east of Baldwin, Kansas. He was born Jansuary 18, 1830 in Herkimer, New York.  He died in Baldwin, Kansas in 1877.   My great grandfather  
Jon Carpenter.

JONES, James Cornelius BURIAL UNKNOWN.  B: 29 December, 1825 Wayne Co.,  Ky. D: :01 June 186? Served with Union Cavalry Co "A" 2nd Battalion Mo. S M Cavalry....Rank Possibly Heriditary Companion.Place of burial being researched..  Married in Cass Co., Mo. to Lucinda Buttram.  Issue 3 children. Lucinda is listed as a widow on the 1865 Douglas Co., Ks. census. 
JONES, John Nelson BURIAL UNKNOWN..B:1838    Johnson Co., Indiana-went from his home in Prairie City/Baldwin City, Kansas, to visit his sister, Elizabeth Jones Pleasants (Mrs. John).  He is enumerated on the 1860 census as being in her household.  While on his visit he volunteered for the 2nd Iowa Infantry Volunteers Cavalry Co "G" 2nd Regiment, Enrolled 25 May, 1861 at Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa and served under General James Weaver.  He was wounded 15 February, 1862 during the seige of the battle at Fort Donnelson, Tennesee, and died in a hospital in Mound City, Illinois from his wounds. in 20 March,1862. Rank Corporal/ Place of burial being researched. Never married No issue.
JONES, Wilson Lee-BURIED  DOUGLAS CO., KS at Pioneer Cemetery, Baldwin City, Kansas B: 1832  Johnson Co., Indiana Served in the Co. "L" Kansas Cavalry during Civil War. Rank Private. Wounded 10 August,1861at Wilsons Creek, Missouri.   Eventually died of complications of wounds 19 December,1866  Married 1/Mary Frances Fowler issue 1, 2/Rebecca Graham.  issue 4 or 5 .
JONES, Alfred Wiley-B: 18 January.1837  D:25 Jan. 1910 at Fort Scott. Kansas.  BURIED MAPLETON, KANSAS cemetery.  Served in Civil War Rank Private.  Enrolled June, 1862 in Prairie City, Kansas..Ordered into K.S.M. service as Private in Co "K" 21st Regiment Kansas Militia Volunteer Cavalry. Mustered out 28 October, 1864 Rank Private. Honorable discharge. Married Delana Jane Foster in Cass Co., Missouri. Issue 10 .JONES. William Thomas BURIED:Prairie City Cemetery near Baldwin City, Douglas,Kansas.  B:23 May,1845 Johnson Co., Indiana.  D:12 jan. 1919 (differs from incorrect date on headstone).  Served in  Union Army Co "L" 15th Kansas Regiment. Rank Private. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas  Husband of Mary Marley.  Issue 1.
THE FIVE JONES BOYS listed above were all sons of a ME minister Rev. (A) Wiley Jones and wife Abigail Butram who migrated from Wayne Co.,Ky 1828-30>Johnson Co., Ky, and in 1848>Cass Co, Mo.and ca 1854-56>Territory of Ks./Prairie City/Baldwin City, Douglas Co., Ks. 
Alfred Wiley Jones was my grgrandfather.  His brothers, James Cornelius Jones, John Nelson Jones, and Wilson Lee Jones and William Thomas Jones were all my great uncles. My name:Ruth Jones-Brooks My email:misschevious2@hotmail.com My URL http://omapembrooke.tripod.com
JONES, James Cornelius BURIAL UNKNOWN.  B: 29 December, 1825 Wayne Co.,  Ky. D: :01 June 186? Served with Union Cavalry Co "A" 2nd Battalion Mo. S M Cavalry....Rank Possibly Heriditary Companion.Place of burial being researched..  Married in Cass Co., Mo. to Lucinda Buttram.  Issue 3 children. Lucinda is listed as a widow on the 1865 Douglas Co., Ks. census. 
JONES, John Nelson BURIAL UNKNOWN..B:1838    Johnson Co., Indiana-went from his home in Prairie City/Baldwin City, Kansas, to visit his sister, Elizabeth Jones Pleasants (Mrs. John).  He is enumerated on the 1860 census as being in her household.  While on his visit he volunteered for the 2nd Iowa Infantry Volunteers Cavalry Co "G" 2nd Regiment, Enrolled 25 May, 1861 at Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa and served under General James Weaver.  He was wounded 15 February, 1862 during the seige of the battle at Fort Donnelson, Tennesee, and died in a hospital in Mound City, Illinois from his wounds. in 20 March,1862. Rank Corporal/ Place of burial being researched. Never married No issue.
JONES, Wilson Lee-BURIED  DOUGLAS CO., KS at Pioneer Cemetery, Baldwin City, Kansas B: 1832  Johnson Co., Indiana Served in the Co. "L" Kansas Cavalry during Civil War. Rank Private. Wounded 10 August,1861at Wilsons Creek, Missouri.   Eventually died of complications of wounds 19 December,1866  Married 1/Mary Frances Fowler issue 1, 2/Rebecca Graham.  issue 4 or 5 .
JONES, Alfred Wiley-B: 18 January.1837  D:25 Jan. 1910 at Fort Scott. Kansas.  BURIED MAPLETON, KANSAS cemetery.  Served in Civil War Rank Private.  Enrolled June, 1862 in Prairie City, Kansas..Ordered into K.S.M. service as Private in Co "K" 21st Regiment Kansas Militia Volunteer Cavalry. Mustered out 28 October, 1864 Rank Private. Honorable discharge. Married Delana Jane Foster in Cass Co., Missouri. Issue 10 . 
JONES. William Thomas BURIED:Prairie City Cemetery near Baldwin City, Douglas,Kansas.  B:23 May,1845 Johnson Co., Indiana.  D:12 jan. 1919 (differs from incorrect date on headstone).  Served in  Union Army Co "L" 15th Kansas Regiment. Rank Private. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas  Husband of Mary Marley.  Issue 1.
THE FIVE JONES BOYS listed above were all sons of a ME minister Rev. (A) Wiley Jones and wife Abigail Butram who migrated from Wayne Co.,Ky 1828-30>Johnson Co., Ky, and in 1848>Cass Co, Mo.and ca 1854-56>Territory of Ks./Prairie City/Baldwin City, Douglas Co., Ks. Alfred Wiley Jones was my grgrandfather.  His brothers, James Cornelius Jones, John Nelson Jones, and Wilson Lee Jones and William Thomas Jones were all my great uncles.
Ruth Jones-Brooks My email:Misschevious@cpol.net My URL http://home.talkcity.com/MemoryLn/misschevious2

James Elizar Carpenter b. 1830 Herkimer County, New York.  Died 1877 Baldwin City, Kansas.  Buried at Calvary Cemetery (Prairie City Cemetery).   James Carpenter was a 1st Sergent in the 16th Kansas Cavalry, Company L.  He moved to Douglas County, Kansas in 1854.  His wife Rebecca and infant son Charles accompanied him from Jersey County, Illinois.  They settled 1 mile south of Baldwin City.  The family owned the 160 acres until 1901.  mailto:Truck50jc@aol.com
 


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